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For many, the name Kashgar (known as KaShi in Mandarin Chinese) evokes romantic notions of desert journeys, the Silk Road, and mysterious people. Today the former desert oasis is now a bustling city in the eastern Chinese region of XinJiang. A trip to... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashgar

Kashgar is an oasis city in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It is one of the westernmost cities of China, located near the border with Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan. With a population of over 500,000, Kashgar has a history of over 2,000 years and served as a trading post and strategically important city ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashgar_Prefecture

Kashgar Prefecture or Kashi Prefecture officially Kaxgar Prefecture is located in southwestern Xinjiang, China. It has an area of 112,057 km2 (43,265 sq mi) and 3,979,321 inhabitants at the 2010 census with a population density of 35.5 inhabitants/km² ). The capital of the prefecture is the city of Kashgar which has a ...

wikitravel.org/en/Kashgar

Kashgar (喀什; Kāshí; Uyghur: قەشقەر) is in the extreme west of China and the Southwest extreme of Xinjiang. It is also at a junction between two branches of the old Silk Road.

www.lonelyplanet.com/china/xinjiang/kashgar

Explore Kashgar holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Locked away in the westernmost corner of China, closer to Tehran and Damascus than to Běijīng, Kashgar (喀什; Kāshí) has been the epicentre of regional trade and cultural exchange for more than two millennia.In recent years, modernity has swept ...

www.britannica.com/place/Kashgar

Kashgar, Chinese (Pinyin) Kashi or (Wade-Giles romanization) K'a-shih, also spelled Kaxgar, oasis city, western Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, far western China. Kashgar lies at the western end of the Tarim Basin, in a fertile oasis of loess (silt deposited by the wind) and alluvial soils watered by the Kaxgar ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/07/19/world/asia/dodging-chinese-police-in-kashgar-a-silk-road-oasis-town.html

Jul 19, 2017 ... The man, whose name my companions and I would later learn was Rexat Yusuf, had been following us since we left our hotel in Kashgar, a Silk Road oasis town in the deserts of far west China. From the start, we could tell he and his companion, who was of the dominant Han ethnicity, were policemen ...

www.farwestchina.com/travel/kashgar-city-guide

A guide to Xinjiang's Silk Road town of Kashgar China, home of Kashgar's Old Town. Includes maps, hotels & a list of great Kashgar travel destinations.

www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/kashgar.htm

Kashgar, an important trading center of ancient Silk Road, is bounded on the east by Taklamakan desert and on the south by Kunlun Range & Ali prefecture.

www.farwestchina.com/2013/02/why-you-should-visit-kashgar-xinjiang.html

Feb 20, 2013 ... Kashgar, or "Kashi", is one of China's oldest Silk Road outposts in the western province of China. You should still visit and here are 7 reasons why.